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AVATARA, a documentary about Traveler and its inahbitants (made in 2003) by 536 Productions of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Note that in the introductory audio dialogue, the speaker mentions the date of 1993, more likely this was 1996, the year Onlive Traveler was released to the public. This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds.
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Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Tobias "Dopefish" Lundmark
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The Nogg-aholics were a "community" of WoW players called the Nogg-aholic Collaboration (NAC). During their halcyon days, from 7 Jan. 2006 to 7. Jan 2007, they gathered instead around an information resource, the Nogg-aholic Forum, and a collaborative machinima project, "My Burning Valentine." Led by prominent WoW explorers such as Dopefish, Malu05 and Snoman, this group of players applied their "leet skills" to "explore the unexplored," a motto affixed...
Topics: World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Nogg-Aholics, Dopefish, Lundmark, Tobias, Forg
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Virtual Worlds Timeline October 2016 walking tour, movies & images from Avatars98: Inside Cyberspace conference in Active Worlds. 
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, cyberconferences
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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These are the last few minutes of EA-Land at the See You Soon Party in EA Town Hall, hosted by EA's Parizad. Tears are shed, final goodbyes are made, and lasting memories are created before the plug is pulled and the world is brought to an end. The party was held in the Community Pub (Test Center 3) and EA Town Hall (EA-Land), beginning Thursday, July 31st, 11 p.m and with a scheduled ending of 4 a.m. PDT. The game world was officially shut down as of 4:35am PST, August 1st, 2008. If you have a...
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Topics: EA-Land, The Sims Online, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Electronic Arts, Shutdown, Parizad, See You...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of more than 1200 screenshots taken in the MMORPG Anarchy Online, by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Anarchy Online, Funcom, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer Games
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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A new early beta build of Halo 3 is floating around now and there's actually quite a lot of very interesting things in it. Let's take a look at some of those cut weapons, vehicles and equipment!
Topics: halo, halo 3 beta, beta, game, cut content, cut, unused
From the private collection of Virtual Worlds pioneer Bruce Damer
Topic: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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Featuring the "Avatars98-Inside Cyberspace" Cyberconference hosted by the Contact Consortium on November 21st, 1998. Full screen captures of the action inside the Active Worlds Av98 virtual world. This was the world's first cyberconference with live attendees represented as avatars (2 parts). Al captures walk throughs of major activities during this one day event including the Ground Zero meeting area, exhibit hall, art gallery, webcam wall, avvy awards stage and speaker pods accessed...
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, Bruce Damer, cyberconference
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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This version of the game had BackYard Hero assets in it, either this build was transitioning from halo to backyard hero or vice versa.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYDU9eE9ubo
Topics: halo, backyard hero, cancelled, cut content, game, video game
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Generalkidd
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In the recently discovered Halo 3 beta build, there was a unique never before seen Main Menu. It's the earliest version we've ever seen. Let's see what it looks like!
Topics: Halo, halo 3, halo beta, beta, game, menu, main menu, halo 2, unused, cut, cut content, cut menu,...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
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This is playthrough of Typing of the Dead (TotD) as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 project. This collection includes play by Eric Kaltman, Daniel Doughtery, and Susan Rojo at How They Got Game (Stanford). The video of TotD on the Dreamcast was captured using a Flip video recorder.
Topics: Typing of the Dead, SEGA, Smilebit, Empire Interactive, How They Got Game Project, Preserving...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Virtual World Studios and the Contact Consortium
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Outtakes from the seminal Earth to Avatars conference hosted by the Contact Consortiym (founder Bruce Damer) and held in San Francisco on Oct 26-27th, 1996. Featured in the video are Bay Area cyberians helping birth the new media of avatar virtual worlds, multimedia and the Internet. Video shot and edited by Allan and Sun Lundell of Virtual World Studios, Boulder Creek CA. Full conference report at: https://ccon.org/conf96r/gallery.html
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, conferences, virtual communities, early internet pioneers
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bruce Damer, Jim Woodring
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Virtual Worlds Timeline: Images from The Palace, an early avatar virtual world-1996-1997. Featuring cartoon avatars and objects by artist Jim Woodring.
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Avatars
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Virtual World Studios and Contact Consortium
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A live screen capture of the world's first "cyberconference" with up to 800 simultaneous users represented as avatars in the Avatars98 conference hall hosted in Active Worlds on November 21, 1998. Creator of the event was the Contact Consortium chaired by Bruce Damer with dozens of volunteers building the space, talking, hosting art, webcams and special events. Background narration by Allan Lundell, Bonnie DeVarco and others as they screen captured this from Rainbow Ridge in Boulder...
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, 3D, cyberconference, virtual community, Contact Consortium
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5GJql86TQg&ab_channel=Generalkidd  This is Back Yard Heros, it like Halo mega bloks was cancelled, but both used reskinned textures and vehicles, though this build is much different than the mostly known one
Topics: back yard heros, halo, game, cancelled, unreleased, mega bloks
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Wright, Rob = Robbie Dingo
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"On August 3rd, Suzanne Vega performed in Second Life on the program The Infinite Mind, public radio's premiere health and science program. This is a machinima animated movie of Robbie Dingo making the guitar used by Suzanne at the event which entirely took place live within Second Life. It was the first broadcast to emanate live from 3D virtual cyberspace and the first major musical artist to perform live in Second Life. Visit www.lcmedia.typepad.com/the_infinite_mind for more on the...
Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Wright, Rob, Robbie Dingo, Vega, Suzanne
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by PtoPOnline
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBlne2pXpVo&ab_channel=PtoPOnline   This is one of the most popular known builds of Haggar, the cancelled Halo game
Topics: halo, cancelled. halo haggar, mega bloks, halo mega bloks, youtube, video. game. video game,...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bungie
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No, this isn't the 100K Subscriber Special (no idea what or when that'll be) so while you wait here's a little bonus video. We made this over 18 years ago, statute of limitations is up, and only gave it to Bungie employees. You can find all this on the internet, but here's how the DVD looked. Enjoy! 00:45 Main menu 01:06 Wazzup Spoof 02:20 Fanfest 2001 04:43 Dolby Surround Test 05:49 Ancient Halo 19:31 Easter Egg Grunt 20:14 Alternate Extractions ©2020 Marty O'Donnell Music LLC
Topics: halo, halo the movies, dvd, halo the movies dvd, Martin O'Donnell, halo ce
Avatars SIG Panel @ SIGGRAPH 1997 with Bruce Damer, Steve Dipaola and others. A few demos, scenes and people from the SIG at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles are also included. Recorded by Allan Lundell of Virtual World Studios on August 7, 1997.
Topics: virtual worlds, avatars, SIGGRAPH
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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What happened to Halo on the Nintendo DS? There was a prototype for Halo DS that was shown of a few years ago but what actually was that unreleased Halo Demo about? Was it a secret Halo project that Bungie was working on or was it something else? Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpJv... ​ Rocketsloth2: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrNH... ​ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rocketsloth ​ Livestreams: https://www.twitch.tv/rocketslothyt ​ Join our Discord:...
Topics: halo, nintendo, bungie, demo, microsoft, halo 2, halo ds, youtube
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Henry Lowood
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This set of files and the write-up document efforts by Stanford's How They Got Game team, as part of the Virtual Worlds 2 project, to experiment with data input as a means for game software preservation auditing.
Topic: DOOM
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Henry Lowood
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Peter Molyneux's Black & White (Lionhead Studios/Electronic Arts) was released in 2001.  These recordings of gameplay were prepared in 2005 for use in lectures at Stanford University in the course "Humans and Machines."
Topics: Black & White, Lionhead Studios, Peter Molyneux, Electronic Arts
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Allan Lundell
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Featuring outtakes from the "Earth to Avatars" conference hosted by the Contact Consortium on October 26-27th, 1996 at the ANA Hotel in San Francisco. Features short cameos of: conference exhibitors showing virtual worlds with avatars, attendee conversations, panels, art events, and the Saturday night "come as your favorite avatars" Halloween party featuring the first annual Avvy Awards. Recorded by Allan Lundell of Virtual World Studios with appearances by conference...
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, conference, san francisco, 1996
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer tournaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
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From Mixer
Topics: Halo, 343 industries, halo 2, beta, demo, e3, youtube, mixer, bungie, halo, game, video game
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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This is playthrough of Typing of the Dead II (TotD) as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds 2 project. This collection includes play by Eric Kaltman, Daniel Doughtery, and Susan Rojo at How They Got Game (Stanford). The video of TotD on the PC was captured using FRAPS.
Topics: Typing of the Dead, SEGA, Smilebit, Empire Interactive, How They Got Game Project, Preserving...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bruce Damer, CASCON Conference
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VWTimeline: Bruce Damer's IBM CASCON 98 Avatars demo (Dec 1998, Toronto). Bruce Damer demonstrates first generation avatar virtual worlds on the Internet. Included is Traveler, Active Words and the Avatars98 cyber-conference held just two weeks previously, Stephen Spielberg's Starbright world, Biota and more.
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, voice interfaces, avatars98
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
This is a web extract of Bruce Damer's classic book "Avatars! Exploring and Building Virtual Worlds on the Internet" Published by Peachpit Press in October of 1997. Also included along with the full chapter text and images are extra appendices, interviews and tutorials. This PDF file is a dump of the book's public web site which was published on the CD-ROM and is also available online at: http://www.digitalspace.com/avatars/book/fullbook/index.htm
Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, internet, chat rooms, virtual reality, multi-player games, early social...
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Digibarn: Original 1974 Maze War Version running on restored Imlac PDS-1 by Tom Uban (Nov 2004) This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds.
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Virtual World Studios and Contact Consortium
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More screen captures of movement around the Avatars98 cyberconference hall with active users. By Allan Lundell (Virtual World Studios, Boulder Creek CA) with Bonnie DeVarco (avatar name: Hypatia), Galen Brandt (avatar name: AuntieGalen). Encounters with Bruce Damer (avatar name: DigiGardener). Active worlds technology employed by users and members of the Contact Consortium to create this first ever online conference and convention in a 3D space on the Internet.
Topics: Avatars, Contact Consortium, Cyberconference, Virtual World
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Christopher Walker, South World Productions
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VWTimeline: SW City in Active Worlds by Christopher Walker (2006)
Topics: virtual worlds, avatars
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Who is Bruce is a short visual portfolio about Bruce Damer, his projects and life. See projects including Cyberwearz fashion, Weird Machines artwork, pioneering virtual worlds and avatars work, NASA mission visualization and design, the EvoGrid and life at Ancient Oaks Farm and the DigiBarn Computer Museum. From Bruce: this piece is used in my "Beyond 2012" performances during this, my fiftieth year on the planet. Great thanks go out to Dhiren Dasu for producing the soundtrack and to...
Topics: Damer, Bruce, Avatars, NASA, Outer Space, EvoGrid, DigiBarn Computer Museum, Brandt, Galen, Dasu,...
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Worlds Inc: Worlds Chat, industrial demo of first Internet-based avatar world (May 1995 - exact date of video is unknown) This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds.
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer tournaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by A Bit Lucky / Zynga
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This is the original trailer for the MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) Solstice, developed by A Bit Lucky/Zynga.  The trailer was released in April 2012, and the game was released for iOS (and later for Windows) in 2013.
Topics: A Bit Lucky, Zynga, Solstice, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, MOBA
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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This video captures the entire See You Soon Party in EA Town Hall, hosted by EA's Parizad. Tears are shed, final goodbyes are made, and lasting memories are created before the plug is pulled and the world is brought to an end. The party was held in the Community Pub (Test Center 3) and EA Town Hall (EA-Land), beginning Thursday, July 31st, 11 p.m and with a scheduled ending of 4 a.m. PDT. The game world was officially shut down as of 4:35am PST, August 1st, 2008. Many players knew each other...
Topics: EA-Land, The Sims Online, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Electronic Arts, Shutdown, Parizad, See You...
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by Allan Lundell
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1996 10 26 Avatar Behind The Scenes SF Balloon Elevator Liberty Lights Drumming Brett Leonard David Traub Stephanie Sutton Michael Moore Carla King Wendy Sue Noah Fantuzzi Sun Bruce On 360 Turntable
Topics: Avatars, virtual worlds
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1996 10 26 Earth 2 Avatars Out Takes Brett Kelly Steph Scully Vocce Om Alex Utterman Rob Tow Kitty David Traub Peter Bruce Damer Pan
Topics: Avatars, virtual worlds
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by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer torunaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bibliotheca Anonoma Task Force
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The 4chan Cup ============= The 4chan Cup is a series of virtual soccer tournaments played between soccer teams, that represent nearly every board on 4chan. The teams, the commentators, and the fans of the cup powerfully depict each board's unique culture, rivalries, and traditions. The 2013 4chan Summer Cup had over 2,700 unique viewers for it's most popular matches, a viewership that rivals that of physical soccer tournaments. Check out the spectacular introduction by Ken Ashcorp: Promo:...
Topics: 4chan, The 4chan Cup, Sports, E-Sports, Pro Evolution Soccer, Soccer, Football, Bibliotheca Anonoma
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Allan Lundell, Virtual World Studios
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Bruce Damer interviewed on the current state of "Avatars" in 1996 by Allan Lundell at a Santa Cruz Beach House Party on 29th of December 1996. Bruce describes the state of virtual worlds, including AlphaWorld, and Onlive Traveler and their prospects for 1997. This interview was just two months after Bruce hosted the first conference on avatars/virtual worlds on the internet, Earth to Avatars.
Topics: virtual worlds, california culture
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Virtual World Studios and Contact Consortium
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Two events in March 1996: (1) Conversations at Intermedia SF with T ony Bove, Michael Morgan, John "Crunch" Draper & Wes Thomas, interlude at Rainbow Ridge in Boulder Creek. (2) March 8th CONTACT Conference where Bruce Damer hosted first ever symposium featuring the avatar worlds with discussants Maclen Marvit, Bonnie Nardi, Mitch Waldrop, Jim Funaro and others. Roger & Nancy Zuidema and Epona COTI world featured. Full details at: https://ccon.org/org/eevents.html#symp
Topics: Avatars, Virtual Worlds, CONTACT, Contact Consortium, Virtual Communities
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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Some Halo 3 maps that were changed
Topics: halo 3, halo, unused, unused content, cut, cut content
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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Many players gather for dancing at a popular club in Second Life. It also features a camping system of sorts to make linden bucks (the currency in Second Life). This footage was captured as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by the How They Got Game group at Stanford University.
Topics: Second Life, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Linden Lab, Dance Club, degtiar
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds.
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bernhard Drax
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This machinima documentary by Bernhard Drax is a "chronicle of the development of GONE GITMO, a virtual installation of Guantanamo Bay Prison in Second Life. GONE GITMO is a collaboration between Nonny de la Pena and Peggy Weil." For more information, see the Gone Gitmo website, http://gonegitmo.blogspot.com. This website also includes a direct link via SLURL to Gone Gitmo on Network Culture Island in Second Life. It also includes press links. Gone Gitmo was a European, Every Human...
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Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Drax, Bernhard, Weil, Peggy, De La Pena, Nonny, Gone Gitmo, Guantanomo Bay
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Paul Driscoll
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Welcome to my History of Video Games where I try to tell the story from its beginnings through to the present day and the future. On reading video game histories I have always been frustrated by many of the systems I and my friends grew up with in the UK not being mentioned or at best being only given a foot note. The reason is of course many of these publications are American in origin and so of course over there these systems were little known about. Also a lot of these books didn't cover...
Topics: DSK, Reto, Game, History, Sega, Nintendo, Atari, Amiga, C64, Spectrum, GTA, Game, Gaming, Pac
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bruce Damer, Karen Marcelo et al., Biota.org
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Virtual Worlds Timeline: Images, documents and movies from the biologically inspired Nerve Garden world-1997. SIGGRAPH Electric Garden installation shots are also included in this set (August 1997).
Topics: Virtual Worlds, SIGGRAPH, Artificial Life
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources
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Life Squared is a virtual archive of the first site specific art exhibit which was created by Lynn Hershman-Leeson at the Dante Hotel in San Fransisco. This video provides a look into the Life Squared exhibit created in the virtual world Second Life to show case a small portion of the archives of Hershman-Leeson held by the Stanford University Libraries. Developed as part of the Preserving Vritual Worlds Project.
Topics: Life Squared, Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, Second Life, Linden...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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A Horde Player vs. Player (PvP) guild called "Learn to PvP" raids Stormwind and Ironforge on the Frostmane realm (server). The raid begins with the first contact with the Alliance at the entrance of Stormwind, goes through runs as a ghost and attempts to rush back, and finally a run through the tram system along with a final rush into Ironforge. At the end, guild members see who can stay alive the longest in the enemy city. This footage was captured as part of the Preserving Virtual...
Topics: World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Guilds, Player vs. Player, PvP, Learn to PvP, Raids,...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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MonkeyBear opens a museum showcasing the many popular, rare, and special objects and events that could be found in TSO/EA-Land over the years. From cannons to Mystic Trees to rare pets and old cities, MonkeyBear's Sims Online Museum leads us through a brief history of The Sims Online and EA-Land. This footage was captured as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by the How They Got Game group at Stanford University.
Topics: EA-Land, The Sims Online, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Electronic Arts, Sims Online Museum,...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds.
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by William Sims Bainbridge
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This is a collection of screenshots taken in the MMORPG Tabula Rasa by social science researcher William S. Bainbridge. Dr. Bainbridge is currently co-director of Human-Centered Computing at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and also teaches sociology as a part-time professor at George Mason University. He contributed the screenshots to the Archiving Virtual Worlds collection as part of the Preserving Virtual Wrolds project.
Topics: Tabula Rasa, Destination Games, NCSoft, Bainbridge, William Sims, Screenshots Massively Multiplayer...
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by Bungie
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Images of Halo 2 unused maps
Topics: halo, halo 2, maps, unused, unused maps, images, game
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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From the private collection of Virtual Worlds pioneer Bruce Damer
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection
Archiving Virtual Worlds
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From the private collection of Virtual Worlds pioneer Bruce Damer
Topics: Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World Videos Collection, Damer, Bruce
Archiving Virtual Worlds
by How They Got Game Project, Stanford University
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This well-designed region features many art exhibits and focuses on aesthetic appeal. This footage was captured as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by the How They Got Game group at Stanford University.
Topics: Second Life, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Linden Lab, AngelGate, Museums, Art, degtiar